Murphy, Blumenthal applaud EPA grant to monitor water quality at CT beaches

U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a member of the U.S. Senate Appropriations Committee, and U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) applaud the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for awarding a $211,500 grant to the Connecticut Department of Public Health to monitor water quality along Connecticut’s coast. This federal grant will help protect and preserve the Long Island Sound. Under the Beaches … read more

Blumenthal and Murphy back $45 billion bill to combat opioid crisis

Connecticut’s U.S. senators, both Democrats, have called on Republicans in Congress to support a $45 billion bill that they say takes “real action” to combat the opioid crisis confronting the nation. “This measure means real action, not more empty Trump rhetoric in the fight against substance use disorder — a $45 billion down payment for treatment and prevention,” said Sen. … read more